Coping with the 2020 Filing Season During the Pandemic Webcast | 4194382B

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April 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Webcast Rebroadcast
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CPE 1.00, MCLE 1.00, IRS-TX 1.00
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Join CalCPA instructors Annette Nellen, CPA, CGMA, Esq. and Mary Kay Foss, CPA as they cover recent IRS guidance and legislation enacted due to the coronavirus pandemic.


  • Identify required and deferred Federal and California filing and payment obligations.
  • Apply recent changes enacted in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 
  • Describe practice considerations in light of the pandemic.

Major Subjects:

  • 2020 Filing Season Considerations
  • Notice 2020-18 and any other Treasury and IRS Announcements
  • FTB and Other State Agencies
  • H.R. 6201 (P.L. 116-127; 3/18/20) and Other Federal Legislation Proposed or Enacted
  • Other Tax, Financial and Practice Considerations

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Field of Interest:
General knowledge in taxation
Designed For:
CPAs, Attorneys, Tax Professionals


Mary Kay Ann Foss, CPA
Mary Kay Foss CPA is a frequent lecturer for community, professional and business groups. She has authored and presented courses for tax professionals throughout California. She has over thirty years of practical experience in advising clients about retirement, income and estate planning issues. Ms. Foss is the immediate past chair of the AICPA Trust Estate and Gift Tax Technical Resource Panel and past chair of both the Estate Planning Committee and the Committee on Taxation of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is the past president of the Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley, the East Bay Chapter of the California CPA Society and the Estate Planning Council of the East Bay. She teaches Retirement Distributions: Planning Options and Top 10 Things Financial Planners Need to Know About Estate Planning for the California CPA Education Foundation and has been quoted in California CPA Magazine as well as national publications.
Annette Nellen, CGMA, CPA, Esq.
CPA, CGMA, Esq., is a professor in and director of San Jose State University’s graduate tax program (MST), teaching courses in tax research, accounting methods, property transactions, employment tax, ethics, leadership, and tax policy. Nellen chairs the AICPA Tax Executive Committee and serves on the AICPA Tax Reform Task Force. She is a former chair of the ABA Tax Section’s Sales, Exchanges & Basis Committee and past member of the California Bar Taxation Section’s Executive Committee. She is the recipient of the 2013 Arthur J. Dixon Memorial Award given by the Tax Division of the AICPA, the highest award given by the accounting profession in the area of taxation. Nellen is the author of Bloomberg BNA Tax Portfolio #533, Amortization of Intangibles, and the Bloomberg BNA Internet Law Resource Center’s portfolio, Overview of Internet Taxation Issues. She is an editor and author for the Southwestern Federal Taxation textbooks, and is a regular contributor for the AICPA Tax Insider and Tax Analyst’s State Tax Notes’ “Moving Forward?” column. She is a frequent speaker on tax updates, tax ethics, new economy tax matters, and tax reform. Nellen maintains the 21st Century Taxation website and blog, as well as several websites on tax reform, state tax nexus, e-commerce taxation, and virtual currency/blockchain taxation. She has testified before the House Ways & Means Committee, Senate Finance Committee, California Assembly Revenue & Taxation Committee, and tax reform commissions and committees on various aspects of federal and state tax reform. In 2015, she was appointed to the Advisory Council to the Executive Director of the California Board of Equalization for a two-year term. Nellen is a graduate of CSU Northridge (bachelor’s degree in accounting), Pepperdine (master of business administration), and Loyola Law School (juris doctor degree). Prior to joining SJSU in 1990, she was with Ernst & Young and the IRS.


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